BOX 6Nottingham definition of conversion to glaucoma

Conversion was based on the development of a repeatable visual field defect and/or a significant change in optic disc morphology. This was initially detected by the optometrist on their annual review and confirmed with a repeat visual field on return to the hospital eye service for consultant assessment.

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